U. of C. Grad Students Vote on Union Even as Trump Appointments Could Upend Process - Chicagomag.com

On October 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

U. of C. Grad Students Vote on Union Even as Trump Appointments Could Upend ProcessChicagomag.comThe vote caps a year-long made possible last fall when the NLRB, which governs private-sector workplaces, ruled that teaching or research assistants at private universities were considered employees with the right to collective bargaining. Since the … …read more

BREAKING: 9th Circ. Backs NLRB's Standard For Deferring To Arbitrators - Law360

On October 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

BREAKING: 9th Circ. Backs NLRB’s Standard For Deferring To ArbitratorsLaw360Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 12:15 PM EDT) — The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s recently updated standard for deferring to arbitration decisions, holding that the labor board was right to defer to an …and more …read more

NLRB sets Oct. 25 hearing on Fuyao - Dayton Daily News

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NLRB sets Oct. 25 hearing on FuyaoDayton Daily NewsNo one in a UAW conference call would discuss how many worker signatures have been submitted to the NLRB. Federal law requires a 30-percent threshold — signatures from 30 percent of a workplace’s eligible workforce — to schedule a representation … …read more

Does the NLRB Still Matter? - Business West (blog)

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Does the NLRB Still Matter?Business West (blog)One of the most highly anticipated changes with the transition in Washington from one political party to another involves the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Once known exclusively for its oversight of unionized workplaces, the … …read more

Ahead of UChicago's Vote This Week, Here's What You Need to Know About Graduate Student Unionization - The Chicago Maroon

On October 17, 2017, in NLRB, by Staff

The Chicago MaroonAhead of UChicago’s Vote This Week, Here’s What You Need to Know About Graduate Student UnionizationThe Chicago MaroonOrganizations of graduate students at schools across the country have been pushing to unionize since the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled last year in a Columbia University case that graduate students can unionize and are […]